The female condom: How acceptable is it to Australian women?

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Overview of Study

The female/internal condom is a barrier method for prevention of sexually transmissible infections and unintended pregnancy, however uptake remains low in Australia. Family Planning NSW conducted a study which aimed to explore the views and experiences of women in NSW regarding the female condom. (This was an investigator-initiated study, partially funded by the Female Health Company, and with FC2 female condoms provided by GLYDE Health. Ethics approval for the study was obtained from the Family Planning NSW Human Research Ethics Committee (approval #R2018-08))


Female Health Company; GLYDE Health

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